Deepwater Horizon II

The corpse flower opens,
the black South blackens,
the old snobbish accusations
of inferior beaches are confirmed.
  
I think of Ike, the truck driver
with whom my stepfather warred
on the road to Gulf Shores in the mid-80s—
the world was so lovely then
stupid men were forced to make disaster.
  
The world was so lovely then
stupid men were forced to make disaster.
In Order to Commit Suicide
Jason Morphew
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In Order to Commit Suicide

Jason Morphew

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